SIZE 14 to 16
1 Pr. Champion Standard Knitting Needles #11
1 Bone Crochet Hook #6
3-4 oz. pull skeins, Jack Frost Knitting Worsted Wintuk - type
Scale 4 sts. to 1 inch.
Cast on 69 sts. work in pattern as follows:
Row 1 * P3, K3, repeat from * ending P3.
Row 2 * K3, P3, repeat from * ending K 3.
Row 3 * P3, yarn over, slip 1, K2 tog. pass slip st. over, yarn over, repeat from * across row, ending P3.
Row 4 * K3, P3, repeat from * ending K 3.
Repeat these 4 rows for pattern.
Work to underarm 16 inches. Bind off 6 sts. each side, then K2 tog. each side every other row 6 times.
Work until armhole measures 7 ½ inches, then knit for inch.
Bind off 5 sts at the beginning of each row 3 times.
Cast on 35 sts. work in pattern to underarm the same as back. Bind off 6 sts. at armhole side, at the same time decrease 1 st. at neck edge every 4th row 8 times. Continue decreasing at armhole side every other row 6 times. Work until armhole measures the same as back. Bind off 5 sts. from shoulder edge every other row 3 times.
Work the same as right front reversing shaping.
Sew sides and shoulders.
Work 3 rows of single crochet on fronts and neck. Work 1 row of single crochet around armhole.
Crochet a chain about 20 inches for tie.
Block with a damp cloth.
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